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::: defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
::: lineage - descent; ancestry
::: dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
::: impecunious - without money
::: articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
::: incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
::: upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
::: retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
::: subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
::: solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer